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‘METROLOGY BREW’ News Bulletin – April 18th

Read a quick summary of metrology and smart manufacturing news from the past 7 days.

Lumafield Introduces Next-Generation CT Scanning Platform

Lumafield has emerged from stealth launching a groundbreaking accessible X-ray computed tomography (CT) platform that gives any engineer the ability to look inside their products with unprecedented clarity. Every day, engineers make design and manufacturing decisions that put millions of dollars at stake. A single leaky seal, weak solder joint … read more

100% Inline-Quality Control Provided By iQ-One

Austrian solution provider enigmasoft brings quality control into the production line with its new test cell iQ-one. The all-new inspection cell has been specially developed for the automated 3D digitization of components in manufacturing plants. The high testing speed and the intelligent machine concept focusses the iQ-one test cell … read more

InnovMetric Releases PolyWorks 2022

InnovMetric, the independent software development company that empowers manufacturers of every size to digitally transform their 3D measurement processes, has launched PolyWorks 2022, the latest release of its smart 3D metrology digital ecosystem. PolyWorks 2022 offers new key functionalities that significantly expand … read more

OLYMPUS Makes New Business Unit EVIDENT

Olympus Corporation (Olympus) has announced the completion of the separation of its Scientific Solutions business to a wholly-owned subsidiary, Evident Corporation (Evident). Following the divestiture of its Imaging business, the move further signifies the company’s long-term strategy to cement its position … read more

Gone In 55 Seconds – High Speed Optical Tire Inspection System launched

Zeiss has released its shearography tire-inspection system. The INTACT 1360-X was specifically developed for the inline control of new tires. Separations and air bubbles, but also foreign material inclusions in the tires that are difficult if not impossible to detect with X-ray procedures … read more

Inline Dual Sensor – Automotive Gap & Flush Robotic Inspection

Measuring surfaces like automotive headlights, windows, and glossy white or black paint can be a challenge for traditional red line laser sensors. Red laser line sensors perform better on lower reflectivity or matte surfaces, particularly on fast-moving targets. However, for specular or shiny surfaces … read more

TrueGage Releases TrueMap 6 Software for Surface Metrology Visualization and Analysis

TrueGage has announced the release of TrueMap 6, a major new version of the company’s software platform for surface imaging and analysis. With version 6 comes a fully redesigned version of TrueMap software which is fully 64-bit and contains multi-threaded algorithms to greatly improve performance, a redesigned user interface … read more

HORIBA and Digital Surf Partner To Launch graphYX Software Range

Raman microscopy and nanoscopy company, HORIBA Scientific, and Digital Surf, creator of the Mountains software platform for image and surface analysis in microscopy and metrology, have announced the release of graphYX, a new software range for users of HORIBA’s Raman spectroscopy solutions, comprising two product levels: graphYX and graphYX-3D. graphYX, powered … read more

Automotive Supplier Selects Multi-Function System for 3D Wire Bond Inspection

The growing amount of electronics within modern vehicles has made the inspection process for wire bonds increasingly challenging, as active devices shrink and bonds are arranged in complex ways. CyberOptics addressed the need for an automated solution to replace labor-intensive and imprecise manual inspection methods for wire bonds and loop … read more

Deep Learning and Machine Vision Combine In Easy-to-Use Package

Cognex Corporation has released the In-Sight 2800 series vision system. In-Sight 2800 puts the power of a full-featured vision system into an easy-to-use package that gets applications running in minutes. “It has never been easier to apply deep learning to a production line” … read more

ASME B89 Standard Adds Laser Tracker Interim Field-Testing Process

Maintaining confidence in laser tracker and laser radar accuracy took a significant leap forward in recent days with the release of the updated ASME B89.4.19-2021 Standard. The ASME B89 standard defines a simple field test for laser trackers and laser radars that will scrutinize instrument performance versus the manufacturer’s specifications … read more

LK Metrology and Wenzel Technologies Enter Into Strategic Partnership

LK Metrology and Wenzel Technologies have entered into a strategic partnership with immediate effect. In addition to a joint technological cooperation, Wenzel Technologies will sell LK’s innovative, high-performance CMMs and other metrological products in southern Germany … read more

Zeroing In On Defects With Machine Vision Inspection

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies is stepping up its own zero-defect, quality efforts with the installation of a next-generation, advanced machine vision inspection system. The system combines proprietary vision control technology with advanced automation, eliminating some process steps involved in quality inspections on small parts … read more

Take CONTROL of Quality Assurance in 2022

The 34th CONTROL international trade fair for quality assurance will open its doors from the 3rd through the 6th of May, 2022. Expert visitors will experience brilliant, cutting-edge developments at the event in Stuttgart, Germany in the fields of vision technology, image processing and sensor technology, as well as measuring … read more